Where to go

Written By: jeff

Posted On: October 21st, 2012

This week is the culmination of months of behind-the-scenes work. My book, The Career Break Traveler’s Handbook, is finally here. Since I started my trip back in 2007, I had dreams of writing my own travel book. Then when I started Career Break Secrets, I had dreams of writing my own book. And all along [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 28th, 2012

On my trip to London in January, I was treated to a quick taxi tour of the Olympic construction site before heading out to the Active Travel Show. The east side of London is currently under construction in anticipation of the big event this summer. With access to cars open, we drove in, got out [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 23rd, 2012

It’s Oscar time in the US and scenes from one of the Best Picture nominees, Midnight in Paris, has me thinking about my previous travels to France, particularly to Paris. I first visited in 2005 just in time for New Years, leaving the next year 2006. It was a short trip, but the City of Lights [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 21st, 2012

This is a guest post from Sonia of Sonia’s Travels. If you like or aspire to travel to France or Paris, this is for you! Seeing the world one step at a time is all about the details, the very significant and insignificant moments that allow us to appreciate a new place in a different [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: February 20th, 2012

I just got back from a quick trip to London where I had to speak at the Year Our Expo, part of the Active Travel Show. On the good side, the weather was good considering I was in London in January, the show went well and I got to catch up with a lot of [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: November 16th, 2011

Back in September, I had the chance to travel around Canada with G Adventures on a media tour to talk about career breaks. One of the highlights for me was having the chance to visit Vancouver for the first time. I have yet to meet anyone who had a bad thing to say about it. [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 26th, 2011

Before I headed up to Canada a few weeks ago, I did a quick search to find out what typified Canadian cuisine. Almost immediately, I found lots of references to ¨Poutine.¨ I wasn’t even sure how to pronounce it. Was it poh-tyn, poo-tyn, poh-tyn-ee??? Turns out, I was completely wrong. It’s pronounced, poo-teen. Hmmm. Didn’t [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 8th, 2011

In part 5 of our guest post series, ¨I Love Cape Town¨, from Craig of YTravelBlog, he takes us on a road trip outside of Cape Town to some of the great little towns and nooks just a quick drive away from downtown Cape Town! Road Trip! Take a one day road trip south of Cape [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: September 1st, 2011

In part 4 of our guest post series, ¨I Love Cape Town¨, from Craig of YTravelBlog, he shows that while apartheid is gone, the remnants and symbols of the old regime are still around Cape Town showing people what it was like not too long ago. Take it away Craig! Robben Island Robben Island, the former [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: August 25th, 2011

In part 3 of our guest post series ¨I Love Cape Town¨ from Craig of YTravelBlog, he shows some of the natural sites in and around Cape Town. The good thing about this city is that you always feel connected to nature and the natural beauty of the city and the Cape. Enjoy! Table Mountain The [...]

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